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  • A city of northeast Ohio, a residential suburb of Cleveland on Lake Erie. Population: 51,600.

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  • proper n. Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility to raise Odysseus's son Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Μέντωρ (Mentōr, "Mentor"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is what they call the Mentor Marsh and this is what they call fragmites and cattails.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2003

  • I believe the payload is the fifth in the series of what we call Mentor spacecraft, a.k.a.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Power An immortal who lives on one of Saturn's moons and whose dad is called Mentor well, like, duh, Starfox ages slowly and doesn't get hurt when he falls over.

    The not-so-super superheroes

  • The word "mentor" comes from the name of Mentor, a character in the Odyssey, in whose guise the goddess Athena gives advice to young Telemachus.

    Week in Words

  • Since the days of the ancient Greeks, when Odysseus left his son Telemachus in Mentor's care while he went off to Troy, the pairing of mentor with pupil has been an intellectual and artistic tradition in the West.

    Relationships of Invention

  • "My Mentor" is a meditation on writing and the special relationship between a mentor and his mentee.

    Relationships of Invention

  • My Mentor is a tribute to Maxwell as both a friend and as a writer — one who is curiously overlooked.

    Relationships of Invention

  • Guided by those whom you know as Mentor, I myself am to see to that.

    Children of the Lens

  • "You have at no time, then, detected anything peculiar about this that you know as Mentor of Arisia?"

    Children of the Lens

  • Is it possible not to suspect that the name Mentor was coined upon that of Nestor?

    The Odyssey

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